5.x Commercial Certificates Guide

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Administration and CLI Tools

Zimbra offers both Administration Console and Command Line Interface (CLI) tools for installing, viewing, and managing certificates. For more information about these tools, see Administration Console and CLI Certificate Tools.

Third Party Certificate Articles

The following third party certificates have their own Wiki articles with installation instructions.

Comodo SSL

See Installing a Comodo SSL Certificate with zmcertmgr.

GoDaddy Certificate

See Installing a GoDaddy Commercial Certificate on ZCS 5.0.x.

Network Solutions Certificate

See Installing a Network Solutions Certificate on ZCS 5.0.x.

Thawte SSL Certificate (SSL123 format)

See Installing a Thawte SSL Certificate on ZCS 5.0.x.


See Installing a Verisign Test Certificate on Zimbra Server.


If you are experiencing issues installing, viewing, or managing your certificates, see the Category:Troubleshooting Certificates category.


  • Inspect your CSR
openssl req -in <server.csr> -noout -text
  • Inspect your certificate
openssl x509 -in <server.crt> -noout -text
  • Clear the passphrase of the private key
openssl rsa -in <server.key> -out <server.key.decr>
  • Get Jetty keystore password
zmlocalconfig -s -m nokey mailboxd_keystore_password
  • Create a CSR via the CLI
sudo /opt/zimbra/bin/zmcertmgr createcsr <self|comm> [-new] [subject] [-subjectAltNames "host1,host2"]
  • View deployed certificate via the command line
 sudo /opt/zimbra/bin/zmcertmgr viewdeployedcrt
  • Convert the cert format from DER to PEM
openssl x509 -in input.cer -inform DER -out output.cer -outform PEM
Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration Suite 5.x Date Created: 1/16/2008
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=5.x_Commercial_Certificates_Guide Date Modified: 2008-09-22

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